Up The Pucks is being taken over by The Iron League! Cait and Shane are back for week two to talk about all the week's NHL news. Contracts, suspension, teachable moments, and more! Plus the Oilers are not the butt of the laughter this week.
Hoping to follow in Up The Pucks's Doc Marten bootprints, Cait and Shane have launched a new hockey centric podcast. Summer recap, predictions of the new season, and some finger wagging at bad choices, this hour long episode is here to get you pumped for the 2016-2017 NHL season.
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Last night the entire league descended upon the Las Vegas strip for the NHL Awards. The event is not exactly the most popular, but it does signal the start of the off season circus. After last off season, the NHL really needed a win. They really needed to set the tone and show fans that last summer was an anomaly. The league was less than awesome, but I don’t really put all the blame on them.
The NHL is a business. While you can’t operate in a bubble, the NHL and other businesses try their hardest to do so and often come off insensitive, out of touch, and focused only on the money. In a capitalist economy, that’s what happens. People can’t rely on a business to be the moral compass for America. Humans must create the moral compass, humans possess compassion, sincerity, and the ability to know right and wrong.
What do you say about a man that's inspired hundreds, but more likely, thousands of kids, fans, and players over the course of 88 years?
Can "thank you" to him and his family every really do justice?
Living legend to legend. Play maker to game changer.